What's Happening

Stay up to date with all the latest news and events surrounding the Royal Freemasons' Benevolent Institution.

New state-of-the-art RFBI Dubbo Residential Care Village

It was with much excitement and anticipation we opened our doors to over 200 people for a preview of our stunning new Residential Care Village in Dubbo. As an expansion of the quality retirement living provided to the Dubbo community for the past 30 years, the new Village offers further services, providing either full time … Continue reading New state-of-the-art RFBI Dubbo Residential Care Village

How will the changes to Home Care affect you?

In February 2017, home care package licenses are moving from providers to consumers, allowing approved home care package customers the freedom to choose their aged care provider. But what will this mean for you? 

Coffs Harbour Friendship Garden and Citrus Orchard

The Friendship Garden and Citrus Orchard at RFBI Coffs Harbour Masonic Village was first planted in 2016. The idea grew following a trip to Geneva by Ann Featherstone in 2006, where she visited the ‘Flower Clock Garden’. Ann, a resident of our retirement village, suggested we create our own version. With the assistance and advice … Continue reading Coffs Harbour Friendship Garden and Citrus Orchard

Benvenuto al nuovo forno pizza!!

Our residents at RFBI Armidale Masonic Village are delighted with the arrival of a new pizza oven. From kneading dough, rolling it and enjoying home-made pizza, to learning new Italian words and phrases and interesting facts about Italy, everyone enjoyed a day of celebrating everything Italian. A lunch of pizza, garlic bread and wine was topped … Continue reading Benvenuto al nuovo forno pizza!!

Santa surprise visit at Dubbo Christmas in July

Last night our newest Village in Dubbo welcomed residents, families and staff to celebrate Christmas in July. Seventy nine guests enjoyed a delicious three course feast and a best dressed competition.  And to everyone’s surprise, Santa made a special visit with presents galore to make it really feel like Christmas. All great practice for the big day … Continue reading Santa surprise visit at Dubbo Christmas in July